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China and Dinnerware822 of 2402Red Moriage Teapot - from England?Quimper ware
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Posted 1 year ago

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hockeyguy
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These were supposedly by the First China Company in Scotland and that is the reason why there is no name on the them ??
Approximately made in 1830.
White with a tiny gold leaf pattern. Very light weight, and are in excellent condition.
Consist of...
6 cups & saucers - 1 Large teapot - 1 poit for tea drippings (supposedly - but looks like a sugar bowl to me ) - 1 creamer - 1 luncheon plate -

Does anyone have any idea on these ??

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  1. hockeyguy, 1 year ago
    Appreciate any information.
    Tx
  2. maryh1956 maryh1956, 1 year ago
    I am originally from Scotland and I can tell you that Scottish pottery has been around for a lot longer than 1830, however the pieces were made of stoneware/earthenware from local clays. I'm not an expert, but yours pieces appear to be porcelain. There was a company in Glasgow called J & M.P Bell that made porcelain in the 1840's onwards, so maybe they were the first porcelain factory in Scotland, and your pieces were made there? I thought their pieces were all marked. Maybe if you google their name, you'll get more info.
    Royal Worcester & Royal Crown Derby of England both take credit for producing the first porcelain in the UK around the 1750's.
  3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    You could contact this site:
    http://www.scottishpotterysociety.co.uk/show.php?contentid=39
  4. hockeyguy, 1 year ago
    Maryh1956 and Vetraio50,
    Thanks for the information. Will check it out.

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